July 10, 2023

Fisheries subsidies chair opens fourth “Fish Week” to help distil elements for negotiation

The chair of the fisheries subsidies negotiations, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson of Iceland, on 10 July opened the fourth of a series of “Fish Weeks” with the aim of seeking WTO members’ views on what elements from the various documents before members, including new proposals, would form the best basis for text-based discussions in the fall. Deputy Director-General Angela Ellard acknowledged the progress made but also affirmed the need to deepen discussions at this last Fish Week before the WTO’s August break.

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